Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-040930-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN OUTER WATERS
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. NORTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER MOST OF
THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER
THE REGION. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY AND TAPER OFF BY TUESDAY.

$$

PZZ570-040930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ571-040930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ575-040930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ576-040930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ540-040930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
NW 4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

$$

PZZ545-040930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7
FT.

.....SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST.....

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.2 KNOTS AT 04:27 PM SUNDAY
AND 2.5 KNOTS AT 04:04 AM MONDAY.

$$

PZZ560-040930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4
TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ565-040930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AND S 3 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6
FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

PZZ530-040930-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

$$

PZZ531-040930-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT.

$$

PZZ535-040930-
MONTEREY BAY-
223 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL
W 2 TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3
TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND S 3 TO 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND SW 3 TO 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. S SWELL 3 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT.

$$


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